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Medical anthropology at the intersections : histories, activisms, and futures

Author: Marcia Claire Inhorn; Emily A Wentzell
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2012.
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In Medical Anthropololgy at the Intersections, leading figures in medical anthropology reflect on the field s past, present, and future, considering how it has developed dynamically in relation to activism, other anthropological subfields, and other disciplines.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Medical anthropology at the intersections.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011053300
(OCoLC)769871252
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Claire Inhorn; Emily A Wentzell
ISBN: 9780822395478 0822395479
OCLC Number: 807127288
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 342 pages : illustrations)
Contents: Introduction : medical anthropology at the intersections / Marcia C. Inhorn and Emily A. Wentzell --
Grafting together medical anthropology, feminism and technoscience / Emily Martin --
Getting at anthropology through medical history : notes on the consumption of Chinese embryos and fetuses in the Western imagination / Lynn Morgan --
Making peasants Protestant, and other projects : medical anthropology and its global condition / Lawrence Cohen --
That obscure object of global health / Didier Fassin --
Medical anthropology and mental health : five questions for the next fifty years / Arthur Kleinman --
From genetics to postgenomics and the discovery of the new social body / Margaret Lock --
Anthropology and the study of disability worlds / Rayna Rapp and Faye Ginsburg --
Critical intersections/engagements : gender, sexuality, health and rights in medical anthropology / Richard Parker --
Medical anthropology and public policy : using research to change the world from what it is to what we believe it should be / Merrill Singer.
Responsibility: Marcia C. Inhorn and Emily A. Wentzell, editors.

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